Louis F. Jacques MD, FRCSC

Louis F. Jacques MD, FRCSC

Primary Location

Edina Clinic
6545 France Avenue, Suite 210
Edina, Minnesota 55435
(952) 928-2900

Other Locations

Saint Paul Cancer Center


Areas of Special Interest

  • All aspects of general thoracic surgery, including diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for benign and malignant disease of the lungs, pleura, mediastinum, chest wall, diaphragm, esophagus and stomach.
  • Video-assisted Thoroscopic (VATS) lobectomy and other minimally invasive lung resection techniques
  • Thoroscopic (VATS) techniques for pleural and mediastinal diseases
  • Laparoscopic treatment of hiatal and paraesophageal hernias


Surgery of the chest is my life’s work. My team and I are dedicated to providing our patients with the most compassionate, state-of-the-art care possible.

Awards & Professional Achievements

  • Howard Gray Travel Award, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 1989
  • O.T. Clagett Travel Award, Division of Thoracic Surgery & CV Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 1991

Research and Publications

  • Dr. Jacques has published research papers in medical journals such as Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Chest Surgery Clinics of North America, and the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.
  • He is also co-author in several books on thoracic surgery.


I am the proud father of four lovely daughters. I am passionate about hockey and also enjoy cycling.

Dr Jacques performs surgery at the following hospitals:

  • Fairview Southdale, Edina
  • United Hospital, Saint Paul


Medical School

Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada


  • General Surgery, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

Board Certification

  • General Surgery, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada
  • General Thoracic Surgery, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada
  • American Board of Surgery


  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada
  • General Thoracic Surgery Club
  • Priestly Society (Alumni Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic)